I have a university education

​This information is directed at jobseekers with a university education from a country other than Sweden. Find out here what applies for your profession and what you can do to speed up your pathway to work.

Start your pathway to work

To improve your chances of finding work in Sweden you should start a course in Swedish as soon as possible.  Arbetsförmedlingen also offers personal guidance on finding a job that suits you.

Have your education assessed

If you have a university education and/or have worked in a country other than Sweden, you can have help to describe your education or vocational knowledge and help to have them assessed in various ways. The aim of this is to improve your chances of getting a job that fits your skills and experience. 

What applies for me and my educational background?

 This is what applies for your profession in Sweden and this is how to set about finding work. You can also find out if your profession is regulated and what job vacancies exist.

Finding a job

Arbetsförmedlingen has a database of job vacancies and analyses of the labour market and also arranges activities you can take part in while you are looking for work, such as seminars about how to write a job application or a CV or tips for job interviews.

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